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'What’s Shaking With Parkinson’s?'
Neurology

What’s Shaking With Parkinson’s?

The most obvious symptom of Parkinson’s disease is tremors. It is often assumed to be a musculo­skeletal disorder. But patients and caregivers should be alert to neuro­logical changes.

Gerontology 'Could You Be a Good Caregiver?'

Could You Be a Good Caregiver?

Patients can become demanding with little motiva­tion for self-sufficiency. Read how a pro­spec­tive caregiver under­estimates the task.

Orthopedics 'Man holding his back'
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Are You a Candidate For Vertebroplasty or Kyphoplasty?

For vertebral compression fractures, an alternative to fusion is an outpatient health treatment that potentially increases back support and reduces pain in minutes.

Neurology 'Pain sufferer'

Step Into Shoes of Chronic Pain Sufferers

Chronic pain sufferers need more endurance. Whether you are a friend, loved one or personal physician, here is an introduction to the world of these heroes that deserve our support.

Rheumatology 'Here Are Clues A Patient Has Sjögren’s'

Clues A Patient Has Sjögren’s

When eyes are so dry they hurt and vision is blurred, it’s wise to seek an eye care professional. Patient response to anti­biotics may help diagnose this auto­immune disorder.

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Orthopedics 'Cortisone Knee Injection'

Pros and Cons of Cortisone Injections

People who are not ill respond differently to the mention of medication side effects than those who are patients. Take cortisone, for example.

Rheumatology 'Sjögren’s Syndrome: Pain Beyond Tears'

Sjögren’s Syndrome: Pain Beyond Tears

Sjögren’s syndrome is often confused with dry eye syndrome. If it was just diminished tears, Sjögren’s syndrome might benefit solely from eye drops. This medical condition affects multiple organs.

Orthopedics 'You May Not Have to Suffer Through Chronic Back Pain'

Don’t Suffer Through Back Pain

Low back pain health remedies used to totter between popping anti-inflammatory drugs through­out the day and surgical vertebral fusion with bolts and plates.

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